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Timothy Wang

Timothy Wang

Associate Lecturer

Rm 328
H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6101
Fax +61 2 9351 6638


Timothy Wang joined the University of Sydney as Associate Lecturer in June 2011. Before commencing his academic career he worked as International Relations Officer at Tsinghua University with the responsibilities of managing external relations with students and other universities including the Australian National University and University of South Australia.

Timothy holds degrees in linguistics and accounting. He teaches in the area of financial accounting and has received numerous Dean’s Citation for Tutoring and several nominations for Excellence in Teaching Awards. Timothy is building an active research profile on two main research areas: one is the application of linguistic insights to accounting as a business language, and the other corporate bankruptcy prediction modelling using traditional statistical and machine learning techniques.



Conference Paper/s

Wang T and Roberts J 2016 'Faithful representation as an effect of comparability', 8th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting APIRA Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 15th July 2016

Wang T and Jones S 2016 'Forecasts of financial distress in private companies: logistic regression versus neural networks', Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 5th July 2016


Conference Paper/s

Wang T 2015 'Predicting financial distress for privately held firms in the European Union', Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Doctoral Symposium, Hobart, Australia, 3rd July 2015


Seminar Paper/s

Wang T 2012 'A linguistic evaluation of accounting representation, University of Sydney seminar presentation, Sydney, Australia, 17 October 2012


Journal Article/s

Wang T, Elsayed M and Ahmed AD 2011 'Corporate governance and institutional ownership: a critical evaluation and literature survey', Corporate Ownership and Control, vol.9:1, pp. 72-85

Recent Units Taught

  • ACCT1006 Accounting and Financial Management

    2017: S1,
    2016: S1, S2,
    2015: S1, S2,

  • BUSS4001 Business Honours Research Methods

    2016: S1,